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Tractor Safety Training Required by Law for Teen Farm/Ranch Workers

 The most common cause of agricultural-related death in Nebraska is overturned tractors and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).  Employing anyone uncertified under age 16 is a liability risk for farmers if those children operate such equipment.

Annual Achievement Application

       The Nebraska 4-H Annual Achievement Application is for all 4-H participants ages 8-18. It will be used for the selection of county, state, and national awards and recognition, including the selection of delegates to the National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference. To serve as a delegate for either national experience, youth must turn ages 15-19 during the calendar year in which the trip occurs. Youth interested in being considered as a delegate for these national experiences must make that designation on their application.



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Perdue town hall, pep rally, exhibits highlight N150 celebrations at state fair
Aug 16 – Visitors to the Nebraska State Fair, Aug. 23 through Sept. 2 in Grand Island, will have several opportunities to celebrate the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150-year legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. Read more
Poll offers insight on rural Nebraskans’ views of immigration
Aug 14 – While rural Nebraskans have mixed opinions about the impact of immigration on rural Nebraska, those more likely to have lived alongside recent immigrants have more positive views, according to the 2019 Nebraska Rural Poll. Read more